Best beginner camera for night time cityscapes

Started Feb 22, 2018 | Questions thread
tedolf Forum Pro • Posts: 27,001
City scapes.....

Michael1000 wrote:

tedolf wrote:

Michael1000 wrote:

I would get the Nikon D3400 with kit lens brand new at $499. It's a no brainer. APS-C sensor so pretty good in low light. Kit lens is better than average for a kit lens, and it has vibration reduction, so can be hand held with longer night exposures.

How are you going to hand hold a 10 second exposure?

Sensor ranks very high by DXOMark and

Night cityscapes are done on tripods with the mirror locked up and VR turned off.


It depends on what you are trying to accomplish. You can do plenty of handheld night shots without a tripod, and 10 second exposures.

The OP said he wants to do night cityscapes.

Please show me a night cityscape shot with a shutter speed below one second.

Include EXIF data please.


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